Maintained-school headteachers have more freedom than those in academy chains

19th July 2015

The leader of the country’s largest academy chain has said that headteachers of maintained schools have more freedom and autonomy than their peers at schools in multi-academy trusts.

Ian Comfort, who runs the Academies Enterprise Trust, said heads had to “give up their sovereignty” when their school joined a multi-academy trust.

See article by Kaye Wiggins in the TES

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